Training sponsored by MDEQ and MMA - April 7
Attached please find a flyer about the training: Lean, Green, and Clean -
Doing More, Better with Less Materials, Energy & Waste.
Who should attend: Anyone interested in improving efficiency of operations
and managing energy for greater profitability and enhanced environmental
The event is scheduled for April 7 at the Hilton Hotel on County Line Road
in Jackson. It is sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Environmental
Quality and the Mississippi Manufacturers' Association. Registration
closes on March 31. The day also includes the recognition lunch for the
new enHance members.
Please see attached flyer for more information. Thanks for you interest,
and we hope you can attend.
(See attached file: april7agenda.pdf)
Mr. Robbie Wilbur
Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Happy soon to be spring! Warm weather is almost in the air and that means right around the corner are adventures and flip-flops! And with that comes a plethora of events that you should know about.
Tuesday, March 9th: The Starkville Young Professionals will be holding their monthly meeting at Ptolemy's Taproom in the purple building in the Cotton District tomorrow night at 5:30pm. They will be having speakers about other local volunteer events. More importantly for each member or guest that attends, their $5 donation for entrance will go to Green Starkville. If you can, attend and make a quick $5 donation while having a great time out in the community!
Wednesday March 10th. Green Starkville President Nisreen Cain will be the guest speaker at the Starkville Multi-cultural Lions club on Wednesday, March 10th at 5:45PM at Memorial Hall on the MSU Campus. Nisreen will be speaking about Green Living and focusing on energy saving and the upcoming Earth Hour Event.
The meeting is Free and open to everyone.
Wednesday March 10th. Healthy Hometown Kickoff Meeting at the Greensboro Center at 4:00PM till 6:00PM. Please mark your calendar to support this great effort.
The Healthy Hometown Committee, comprised of a broad team of leaders and citizens throughout Starkville, will officially kick-off the competition for our community. If Starkville is named one of the top four healthiest communities in the state we will win a either a $25,000 or $50,000 grant. This grant will be used to strengthen our community by becoming a healthier place for citizens to live, work and play. Refreshments and healthy snacks will be provided at the kick-off. In addition to other announcements and activities, three preliminary logos will also be unveiled for the community to weigh in on. Hope to see you there!
Please visit the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi competition website at the following link:http://www.healthiermississippi.org/
Saturday March 27th. Turn Off your lights for Earth Hour on Saturday March 27th at 8:30pm! Our main gathering area for this event will be at our hosting restaurant Grumpy's! We will be having a powered down evening with live unplugged music, candle light dinners, and perhaps restaurant specials only available to those who know the Earth Hour password. So mark your calendars!
For more information about Earth Hour visit: Starkville's Earth Hour
For more information about Saving Energy visit: Green Guide: Energy Saving
If you're a parent or a teacher and would like for the kids to learn more about Energy Saving we've got some fun activity books and large posters to help you with your goal. Email us at email@example.com and let us know how many you'd like to have. And, the are all Dr. Seuss themed!
Saturday April 17th.
The Cotton District Arts Festival is April 17th! Green Starkville is teaming up with the festival organizers to help with Waste Management and Recycling. Expected attendance for this year's festival is 30,000-32,000 people. We need your support to make sure everything runs smoothly and efficiently, and that we present a beautiful, green city to our visitors.
Volunteer! We need your support and help to make this as successful as possible. We need volunteers for six shifts of two hours a piece. Please sign up for one shift today!
Donate! If don't have the time to volunteer and can give a little to help us with all the expense for running this operation, please make a small donation.
Business Owners, this is a great sponsorship opportunity where you can get your name out to a huge crowd of both locals and out-of-town visitors! We're providing all the recycling bins and there is a place for your business name/logo on these bins.
Note: The recycling bins will be used in other events around the community and will help us provide recycling to some of the public schools.
Thursday April 22nd is Earth Day. Environmental Collaborative Office is planning for a full week of Earth learning and fun events. Participation is open for everyone, and local organizations and businesses are encouraged to show their Earth Friendly side by hosting their own booths at the Earth Fair or by sponsoring the event. For more information on Earth Day, please contact Nisreen Cain at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please give a warm welcome to our new sponsors:
105 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive WestStarkville, MS 39759
214 Russle Street
Starkville, MS 39759
On Sunday, February 21, from 3-6 PM, there will be an auction of artwork of friends, faculty and students of the College of Architecture, Art, and Design.
All proceeds from the sale of work goes to benefit Architecture for Humanity to support earthquake reconstruction in Haiti. A preview of some of the works can be seen at the Little Building Cafe
The auction and sale will take place at the Little Building Cafe, 205 S. Lafayette Street, Starkville, MS (between Lampkin and Gillespie Streets).
Design Revolution Road Show ExhibitWhen: Friday Feb. 19, 2010 from 11:00am till 4:00pm
Where: In front of the Student Union
Design Revolution Lecture
When: Friday Feb. 19, 2010 at 12:00pm-1:00pm
Where: Dawg House at the Student Union
Event DetailsThe Design Revolution Road Show will be coming to the MSU campus on Friday February 19th from 11:00AM till 4:00PM.
"The Design Revolution Road Show is a traveling exhibition and lecture series bringing “product design that empowers” to 25 high schools and university design programs across the nation in the Spring of 2010. A Project H Design initiative, the road show will feature an Airstream trailer exhibition of 40 humanitarian design solutions that have been showcased in the book Design Revolution: 100 Products that Empower People.
The programming will bring the evidence of and tools for design for social impact to the doorsteps of students, with the ultimate goal of enabling and empowering the next generation of creative problem-solvers to apply their skills to the world’s most pressing problems and improve life on a global scale."
Feel free to print the attached poster below or share this news with your friends or students. This is an exciting learning opportunity.
- MSU Environmental Collaborative Office
- School of Architecture
- Department of Landscape Architecture
- Bagley College of Engineering
- MSU Student Association
- Green Starkville Organization
From SYP Grady Dixon:
Don't forget about our 3rd annual Souper Bowl this Saturday, Noon-4pm, at the State Theatre. We will have the MSU-Florida basketball game on the big screen, beginning at 12:30. We encourage all SYP members to pick up a handful of buttons from Robyn Cain at the GSDP office (662.323.3322 – email@example.com) and then sell them to your friends, family, and coworkers.
now, we have 11 great contestants on board:
Anthony's (West Point)
Aramark / MSU Catering
Cafe Ritz (West Point)
Central Station Grill
Old Venice Pizza Company
The Ritz Theatre & Conference Center (West Point)
Visit our website for more detail:
The MSU Transportation Working Group and
The National Center for Intermodal Transportation
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Colvard Student Union, Room 329
Call for Poster Presentations
The Transportation Workshop provides an opportunity for MSU faculty, students,
and staff to present their ongoing transportation-related research and
identify interdisciplinary collaboration venues within the College of
Engineering and other MSU colleges and centers. We encourage participation
through submission of posters and accompanying abstracts. The posters should
be aimed at introducing your transportation-related research to the MSU
engineering and scientific community as well as promoting an exchange of
Student Poster Competition
Student participation in the workshop is encouraged. Students who submit
abstracts will be invited to participate in the student poster competition.
Cash prizes will be given to the best three posters presented by students,
with selection of winners conducted by a panel of judges. Students
participants should be prepared to give a 5 minute presentation to the panel
regarding their poster and answer related questions. Details about the
competition will follow.
Procedure for Submitting Abstracts and Posters
Interested participants are encouraged to submit a one-page single-spaced
abstract (200 words) about the poster presentation. The abstract should
include: poster title, keywords, and name, title, department of all authors.
The abstracts will be synthesized and organized into a book of abstracts,
which will be made available to all the participants. Please bring your easel
to display posters at the venue.
Please submit your abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15, 2010.
Abstracts will be reviewed and authors will be notified regarding acceptance
by March 5, 2010.
Questions and comments should be directed to the following:
Sandra D. Eksioglu, Ph.D.
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
HEALTH & WELLNESS EVENTS
NOVEMBER 18-19, 2009:
Organ, Tissue and Bone Marrow Registration Donor Day
Wednesday, Nov 18, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Dawg House, Colvard Student Union
Cancer Support Group
Wednesday, Nov 18, 12:00 noon
Student Health Center Room 350
Great American Smokeout
Thursday, Nov 19, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Colvard Student Union
Go cold turkey! Swap your cigarettes for a free turkey sandwich!
Find out what we can do to make your smoking cessation a success.
Joyce M. Yates, Ed.D., CHES
Director Health Education and Wellness
University Health Services
Mississippi State University
John. C. Longest Student Health Center
P.O. Box 6338
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662)325-7545 (662) 325-8888 (fax)
Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership will hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 1:30 p.m. at Starkville Recycling in honor of the City of Starkville’s free curbside recycling program and in celebration of the Grand Re-Opening of Starkville Recycling, located at 211 C.C. Clark Road. These events will occur during National Recycling Week. Starkville became the first city in Mississippi to introduce a free curbside recycling program on October 1, 2009. Already, approximately 1,000 households have signed up to participate in the city-wide recycling effort.
Starkville Recycling will offer a tour of their facility, and residents may use this opportunity to sign up for the city’s free curbside recycling program and pick up free recycling bags. Refreshments will be served. Please join us for this celebration and ribbon cutting on Nov. 18.
Please contact Allison Matthews at the Greater Starkville Development Partnership with questions at (662) 323-3322.
Tammy R. Carlisle
Deputy City Clerk
Administrative Assistant-Mayor & Board of Aldermen
Office of the Mayor
101 Lampkin Street
Starkville, MS 39759
(662) 323-4583 ext. 100
Don't forget about our November social tomorrow at Mugshots. We will meet
5:30-7:30, and our guests will be the creative writing faculty from the MSU
English Department. As usual, we will have the beer cart and appetizers.
Please join us for this rather unique social. See more info here:
Also, Jennifer Prather will tell us a little more about Festival of Trees. The
first event of this year's Festival is the Holiday Party and Auction this
Thursday night at the Palmeiro Center. Please visit the Festival website for
more information and tickets:
Hope to see you there.